Birmingham School of Dentistry in ground-breaking £6.1 million project to develop robot-assisted surgery

BHP founder member the University of Birmingham will be part of a £6.1 million research project aimed at finding new ways to use ultrasonic tools for complex robot-assisted surgery. The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has granted the funding for the ‘Surgery enabled by ultrasonics’ project which will be led by the University … Continue reading “Birmingham School of Dentistry in ground-breaking £6.1 million project to develop robot-assisted surgery”

Leading University of Birmingham endocrinologist wins prestigious award

Professor Wiebke Arlt, a leading scientist at BHP founder member the University of Birmingham,  has been named as one of just 13 endocrinologists from around the world to win a prestigious 2019 Endocrine Society USA Laureate Award. The awards are the top honour to be bestowed upon endocrinologists – the scientists and medical doctors who … Continue reading “Leading University of Birmingham endocrinologist wins prestigious award”

Distinguished Scientist Award for University’s Head of Dentistry

Professor Iain Chapple, Head of the School of Dentistry at founder member the University of Birmingham, has received a prestigious award in recognition of his outstanding research in periodontal disease. Prof Chapple is one of 17 scientists from around the world to receive the International Association for Dental Research’s Distinguished Scientist Awards, which are designed to … Continue reading “Distinguished Scientist Award for University’s Head of Dentistry”

Vital research into incurable lung condition affecting millions to take place in Birmingham

A thousand people are needed for ground-breaking research being carried out by the University of Birmingham into an incurable lung condition. Supported by the British Lung Foundation, Dr Elizabeth Sapey and Professor Robert Stockley, will be conducting research into the very early stages of the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which affects three … Continue reading “Vital research into incurable lung condition affecting millions to take place in Birmingham”

Liver transplant experts gather at the University Of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of research

Experts from around the world have gathered at the University of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of research and 5,000 liver transplants to have been performed in the city. Internationally renowned pioneers of liver transplantation and experts in liver disease were at the two-day International Liver Symposium held at the University’s College of Medical and … Continue reading “Liver transplant experts gather at the University Of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of research”